Continuous Glucose Monitoring System | Belgaum | Dr. Neeta Deshpande
Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
What is CGMS Testing?
CGMS is Continuous Glucose Monitoring System that measures glucose levels in real time throughout the day and night. A tiny electrode called a glucose sensor is inserted under the skin to measure glucose levels in tissue fluid.
What are the types of CGMS Testing Available?
We currently have 2 types of CGMS testing available at our facilities.
Is CGMS for me?
If you are a Type 1 and Type 2 patient who would like to control your glucose levels and improve your health and in general the quality of your life.
If you have constant fluctuations in blood sugar readings.
If you have pregnancy and diabetes.
If your insulin dose needs adjustments and you want to customize your treatment.
If you need to plan your exercise regimen according to diet and medication.
Why is the advantage of a CGMS Test?
You can wear this small lightweight device while going about your daily activity.
You get hundreds of readings at regular intervals, even when you are sleeping
Get a good reading about your post meal glucose level.
No cables or monitors are required. Patient training is also not necessary.
CGMS for patients planning pregnancy
For a patient planning pregnancy, it is extremely vital that blood sugar level is very tightly controlled throughout pregnancy.
In case, the glucose levels are not controlled, it can prove fatal for both the mother and the foetus.
CGMS testing is imperitive for patients planning pregnancy to get an accurate picture of their blood sugar.